ILRI launches livestock research for development programs in Nepal
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ILRI launches livestock research for development programs in Nepal

Bimal Kumar Nirmal, acting secretary in Nepal’s Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development (MoALD), officially launched ILRI’s livestock research programs in the country on 23 April 2021 at an inception meeting hosted by ILRI and MoALD in Kathmandu. Continue reading

Australia-funded safe pork project in Vietnam reviews 2020 achievements and sets goals for 2021
A4NH / AHH / East and Southeast Asia / Food Safety / Human Health / Livestock / Markets / Meat / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Australia-funded safe pork project in Vietnam reviews 2020 achievements and sets goals for 2021

In late November 2021, the ‘Market-based approach to improving the safety of pork in Vietnam,’ or SafePORK project team and partners held an annual planning meeting in Ninh Binh Province, about 100 kilometres south of Hanoi. The two-day workshop, which was hosted by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Vietnam, reviewed the accomplishments of the project in 2020 and set project goals for 2021 and beyond. Continue reading

Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam
Animal Breeding / Animal Health / Cattle / Crop-Livestock / East and Southeast Asia / Livelihoods / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Pigs / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Community engagement a key to success in livestock systems transformation project in Northwest Vietnam

By September this year, the Lichan research team were ready to present to the communes of Chieng Chung and Chieng Luong of Son La Province the planned interventions and the five areas of focus of the program. Continue reading

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities
East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / PIL / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

New livestock project in Vietnam can help improve livelihoods of ethnic minorities

The ‘Livestock-led interventions towards equitable livelihoods and improved environment in the northwest highlands of Vietnam’ is one of four priority country programs under the Livestock CRP that will run for two and half years (2019-2021). The project is recently launched in Son La Province, in the northwest highland region of Vietnam. Continue reading

ILRI scientist Vijayalakshmy Kennady receives Sushila Pathak Memorial Award
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ILRI scientist Vijayalakshmy Kennady receives Sushila Pathak Memorial Award

Vijayalakshmy Kennady, a scientist working with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in New Delhi, India, was on 3 November 2019 awarded the Sushila Pathak Memorial Award for best master’s degree thesis in veterinary sciences 2017 at the inaugural National Conference on Livelihood Improvement through Sustainable Livestock Production. Continue reading

ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)
Agri-Health / East and Southeast Asia / ILRI / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

ILRI vacancy: Research Officer – Livestock CRP country project, Vietnam (closing date: 03 September 2019)

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Officer I to support the implementation of the CGIAR Research Program on Livestock Agri-food Systems, known as Livestock CRP in Vietnam. This position is jointly employed by ILRI and Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Vietnam. Deadline 3 September 2019. Continue reading

Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development
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Transforming livelihoods in South Asia through sustainable livestock research and development

On 13 and 14 November 2018, the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) convened a regional workshop with partners from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Together with ILRI senior staff and scientists, participants from public and private institutions reviewed country development outcomes, agricultural priorities and constraints and potential contributions of the livestock sector in the region. Continue reading

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity
Data / Knowledge and Information / Livestock / Southeast Asia / Vietnam

Urgent action needed to close the ‘livestock data gap’ to address poverty and food insecurity

From 28-30 November 2018, the meeting of the Livestock Data for Decisions (LD4D) Community of Practice brings together key people from academia, NGOs, donor agencies and industry to address the challenge of missing or poor data, and develop innovative approaches to inform policies and investments in the livestock sector. Continue reading